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Biography PhotoHarris E. DeLoach Jr.
Chairman
Harris E. DeLoach Jr.
Chairman

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Age 67. Chairman of the Board since 2005, Served on the Board since 1998.

Career History

DeLoach joined Sonoco in 1986 as vice president of administration and general counsel. In 1990, he was named vice president of Sonoco’s High Density Film Products Division. In 1993, DeLoach was named vice president of Film, Plastics and Special Products before being promoted to grou... 

Biography PhotoM. Jack Sanders
President and CEO
M. Jack Sanders
President and CEO

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M. Jack Sanders became Sonoco’s eighth CEO on April 1, 2013. He serves on the Board of Directors, executive committee and leads the Company’s management committee.

During his 25-year career with Sonoco, Sanders has played an integral role in growing the Company by leading all Consumer, Industrial and Protective packaging businesses at various points. Prior to assuming his curre... 

Biography PhotoHarry A. Cockrell
Harry A. Cockrell
Age 63. Managing director of Pacific Tiger Group Limited, a Hong Kong-based privately held investment enterprise with a wide range of businesses and assets across the Asia/Pacific region. Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian studies from Seton Hall University and an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management where he serves as a trustee. Director of Pathfinder Investment Holdings Corporation, a Philippines real estate management group. Former director of Hanesbrands, Inc., and f... 
Biography PhotoDr. Pamela Lewis Davies
Dr. Pamela Lewis Davies
Age 55. President of Queens University of Charlotte (institution of higher learning), Charlotte, N.C., since 2002. Formerly Dean of the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte 2000–2002; Professor of Management and Dean of the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University 1997–2000. Served on the Board since 2004. Member of the Executive Compensation and Financial Policy Committees.... 
Biography PhotoJohn R. Haley
John R. Haley
Age 50. Chief Executive Officer, Gosiger, Inc. (privately owned distributor of computer-controlled machine tools and factory automation systems), Dayton, Ohio, since 2010. Formerly served as a managing partner, Gosiger, Inc. 2001–2010 and Division Vice President 1992–2001. Served on the Board since July 2011. Member of the Employee and Public Responsibility, and Financial Policy Committees.... 
Biography PhotoEdgar H. Lawton III
Edgar H. Lawton III
Age 51. President and Treasurer, Hartsville Oil Mill (vegetable oil processor), Darlington, S.C., since 2000. Formerly Vice President of Hartsville Oil Mill 1991–2000. Served on the Board since 2001. Member of the Audit, and Employee and Public Responsibility Committees.... 
Biography PhotoJohn E. Linville
John E. Linville
Age 66. Attorney in private practice in New York, N.Y., since 2004. Formerly Counsel with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 2003–2004, joining the firm through its merger with his prior firm, Kalkines, Arky, Zall & Bernstein, LLP 1990– 2003; General Counsel and then acting President of the New York Health & Hospitals Corporation prior to 1990. Served on the Board since 2004. Member of the Audit, and Employee and Public Responsibility Committees.... 
Biography PhotoBlythe J. McGarvie
Blythe J. McGarvie

Age 57. Senior Lecturer in the Accounting and Management unit at Harvard Business School. Also serves on the Boards of Directors of Accenture, Viacom, Wawa, Inc., and LKQ Corp.. Prior to joining Harvard, McGarvie served for 10 years as chief executive officer and founder of Leadership for International Finance, a global consulting firm specializing in leadership seminars for corporate and academic groups. Prior to 2003, McGarvie served as chief financial officer for Hannaford Bros. Co, and t... 

Biography PhotoJames M. Micali
James M. Micali
Age 64. Senior Advisor to, and limited partner of, Azalea Fund III of Azalea Capital LLC (private equity firm) in Greenville, S.C., since 2008. Formerly “Of Counsel” with Ogletree Deakins LLC (law firm) in Greenville, S.C., 2008–2011; Chairman and President, Michelin North America, Inc. 1996–2008. Served on the Board since 2003. Lead Director since February 2012. Member of the Audit, Executive, Executive Compensation, and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees.... 
Biography PhotoLloyd W. Newton
Lloyd W. Newton
Age 69. Retired. Formerly Executive Vice President of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines business unit (developer and manufacturer of engines for military and commercial aircraft), E. Hartford, Conn., (part of United Technologies Corporation) 2000–2006; retired four-star General, U.S. Air Force. Served on the Board since 2008. Member of the Executive Compensation and Financial Policy Committees.... 
Biography PhotoMarc D. Oken
Marc D. Oken
Age 65. Managing partner of Falfurrias Capital Partners (private equity firm), Charlotte, N.C., since 2006. Formerly held executive officer positions at Bank of America Corporation 1989–2006, most recently as Chief Financial Officer; partner at Price Waterhouse for 13 years; a fellow with the Securities and Exchange Commission 1981–1983. Served on the Board since 2006. Member of the Audit, Corporate Governance and Nominating, and Executive Compensation Committees.... 
Biography PhotoPhilippe R. Rollier
Philippe R. Rollier
Age 69. Retired. Formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge North America (construction materials group), Herndon, Va., 2001–2006; held numerous positions with Lafarge Group before assuming the responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. Served on the Board since 2007. Member of the Audit, and Employee and Public Responsibility Committees.... 
Biography PhotoThomas  E. Whiddon
Thomas  E. Whiddon
Age 59. Advisory Director of Berkshire Partners, LLC (private equity firm), Boston, Mass., since 2005. Formerly Executive Vice President, Logistics and Technology of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. 2000–2003; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lowe’s 1996–2000. Served on the Board since 2001. Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating, and Financial Policy Committees.... 

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